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How about we all get a grip and stop the back and forth?

Yes, lots of blame to go around. Get over it. Yes, we will be told some lies. Get over that too.

Right now, I'm watching in amazement as our government seems to be doing a wonderful job of managing the current situation. The fact that much of the militarily important world has pledged support and help is remarkable. That was impressive, and it didn't happen because the stars aligned.

I've been *most* impressed the way our government has jumped on Pakistan. That's also very scary. Pakistan has access to nuclear weapons, and we here don't yet know for sure, but that could mean terrorists have access. It's possible, Pakistan is the country that can find out what that particular situation is. I'm impressed we are putting the hammer down so hard on Pakistan, but also worried as I can be. The fact that NATO lined up so fast, well, it's scary. If China lines up...

These are serious concerns. The petty stuff is just silly in comparison. Get real.

The real question is whether this will escalate to nuclear proportions before or after germs are involved. The first attack by the world coalition will have to be swift and severe and demonstrate that if this thing goes nuclear, hell will be paid. It's hard to convince some people hell is coming if they think the right death takes them to heaven. Afghanistan's leaders don't care about heaven and hell, let's hope Pakistan is not so far gone.

Tomorrow is a day of prayer. I don't pray but I wish I did. It's unpleasant to think that man is in charge.

Rick
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